White Chicken Chili

White Chicken Chili Recipe

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Roz Blair


When colder weather creeps in and you're looking for a satisfying and quick meal, this is just the ticket.

If you have a deli-roasted chicken handy, you can whip this up in no time!


★★★★★ 3 votes

15 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 1 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 large
    onion, chopped
  • 3 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 1 can(s)
    diced jalapeno peppers (4 oz.)
  • 1 can(s)
    chopped green chile pepper (4 oz.)
  • 2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 tsp
    ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 can(s)
    chicken broth (14.5 oz. each)
  • 3 c
    cooked chicken, chopped
  • 3 can(s)
    great northern beans (15 oz. each), drained and rinsed
  • 1 c
    pepper jack cheese, shredded

How to Make White Chicken Chili


  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Slowly cook and stir onion until tender. Mix in garlic, jalapeno, green chile peppers, cumin, oregano and cayenne. Continue cooking for an additional 3 minutes.

    Add chicken broth, chicken and great northern beans. Simmer 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

    Remove from heat. Slowly stir in cheese until melted. Serve warm.

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About White Chicken Chili

Course/Dish: Chicken Soups, Bean Soups, Chili
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #spicy, #Bean

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